She would break up with me and then want to get back together—sometimes in the same day. Pain, anger, confusion, never knowing how I’m gonna feel from one minute to the next. When we first began dating, my borderline girlfriend told me I was the very first guy who really loved her for what she was. After a few months, she started criticizing me and everything I did was wrong.It is challenging to have a relationship with a person that has borderline personality disorder (BPD), especially since one of the hallmarks of the disorder is unstable relationships.Yet, if your partner or spouse has the disorder, you probably want to do everything you can to maintain the relationship.
Notoriously famous personality disorders discussed in films, courts, and domestic disputes are all part of the dramatic-erratic cluster: The Narcissist, The Antisocial, The Individual with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or a combination of two: Antisocial Narcissistic and/or Borderline Narcissistic.
This might increase if you do not emotionally respond to them; that is, if you do not hop on their emotional rollercoaster and get upset as well.
One way to help control their extreme behavior is to learn your own boundaries.
By the time the phone rang I had decided to get rid of her before she could get rid of me. I felt so ridiculous, but the pain, the fear, and the gut-wrenching poker in my gut were very real.
Wanting to die but not being able to kill myself because I’d feel too much guilt for those I’d hurt, and then feeling angry about that so I cut myself or take an overdose to make all the feelings go away. One night I called my girlfriend and she said she would call me back because she was watching TV. It hurt so bad because the day before, I had started to believe that she really loved me.